Visitors hold aloft reproductions of the Mona Lisa outside the Louvre, #Paris, #France. (Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 30 June – 6 July

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill

Robbiano Church parson, Don Giuseppe Corbari, poses next to selfies sent by his parishioners, as Masses for the faithful have been suspended following #Italy's #coronavirus emergency, in #Giussano. (AP)
International POW

International POW: 10 -16 March

Fear nothing. Do what you want to do, but be educated and intelligent and confident about it. Idris Elba

A woman on the outskirts of the town of #TalTamr, near the #Syria Kurdish town of Ras al-Ain, along the border with #Turkey in the northeastern #Hassakeh province, with smoke from tire fires billowing in the background, to decrease visibility for Turkish warplanes that are part of operation "#PeaceSpring.". (Delil Souleiman / AFP via Getty)
International POW

International POW: 14 – 21 October

You only feel powerless because your fear has given your power to the object of your fear. Once you realise this, you can claim it back.― Kamand Kojouri

Volunteers practice smiling during an etiquette training session for the National Youth Games, in #Taiyuan, #China. (VCG via Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 7 – 13 May

We’re actors in our lives, pretending to be who we want people to think we are. – Simone Elkeles

The #airplane carrying US Secretary of State Mike #Pompeo lands in Rafik #Hariri International #airport, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 21 – 27 March

If there’s not drama and negativity in my life, all my songs will be really wack and boring or something. Eminem

An injured civilian walks away from the scene after being wounded in a bomb blast in the capital #Mogadishu, #Somalia. (AP)
International POW

International POW: 6 – 12 November

Every time a stupid politician says something stupid, you don’t have to reply to him, because it is nonsense to shoo every barking dog away!

Protesters demonstrate against the government and a lack of basic services, in #Basra, #Iraq. (Haidar Mohammed Ali / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 4 – 10 September

Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, repression or assassination, but also by unfair economic structures that create huge inequalities. – Pope Francis

MPs argue over the impeachment of the economy and finance minister, Masoud Karbasian, during a session at the parliament, in #Tehran, #Iran. (Abedin Taherkenareh / EPA)
International POW

International POW: 21 – 27 August

In order that every man presents his views without penalty, there must be a spirit of tolerance in the entire population. – Albert Einstein

A man lies in a #chilli - covered #pool during a chilli-eating contest. The winner was Tang Shuaihui, who ate 50 in one minute, in #Ningxiang, #China. (VCG / Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 3 – 9 July

Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age and dreams are forever. – Walt Disney.

The #full_moon rises behind burning moorland as a large wildfire sweeps across the moors between #Dovestones and #Buckton Vale in #Stalybridge, #England. (Anthony Devlin / Getty)
International POW

International POW: 26 June – 2 July

We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell. – Oscar Wilde